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Lisa Clark

Lisa Clark is a freelance writer who grew up on farmland, then moved to the city, and has now retired back to her rural roots. She's having fun teaching her kids about gardening, planting flowers, and collecting houseplants.

Landscaping With Native Plants To Help The Earth

Landscaping with native plants is important for the health of our environment, and it means you choose to support your local ecosystem by using native plants instead of non-native or invasive species that cause harm. A native plant is a plant that has developed over hundreds or thousands of years in a particular region or …

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Wyoming Native Plants List: 21 Charming Wildflowers for Landscaping

We have compiled this Wyoming native plants list to help you choose the best wildflowers for your native garden or landscape. The Indian paintbrush is the state flower and it’s illegal to pick it if you see it by roadsides or anywhere else in the state. It’s just one of many native wildflowers you can …

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West Virginia Native Plants List: 19 Stunning Flowers for Your Landscape

West Virginia is an eastern U.S. state found in the Appalachian Mountains. It is a state rich with history as well as beautiful native flowers, trees, shrubs, and more. If you want to start a native garden or home landscape, there are many great options to choose from. With this West Virginia native plants list, …

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Wisconsin Native Plants List: 18 Beautiful Flowers for Gardening

Wisconsin is known for Green Bay, cheese, cold weather, and it’s also known for fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and its Native American culture. In addition to all of this, we know that Wisconsin has some amazing native plant life that you can continue to support by using natives in your gardening projects. This Wisconsin native plants …

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Washington Native Plants List: 16 Beautiful Blooming Garden Flowers

Washington state is the only state to be named after a U.S. President. It’s located in the upper northwest portion of the United States, above California. An interesting fact about Washington is that it has more glaciers than all of the other 47 contiguous states combined. It also has a lot of beautiful native plants …

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Virginia Native Plants List: 14 Pretty Blooming Garden Flowers

Virginia was one of the first original thirteen colonies and this southeastern coastal state is still full of history. The other significant thing about this state is the wonderfully diverse plant life. Geographically, it’s a place where the north meets the south and it also has miles of coastal lands as well as mountains to …

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Vermont Native Plants List: 16 Stunning Garden Choices

Vermont is known for its natural landscape, still full of many untouched forests. This northeastern state of the United States has many native plants for you to appreciate. If you’re looking to build a garden or improve your landscape, it pays to go with native plants. The state has over 1,585 native plant species to …

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Texas Native Plants List: 19 Lovely Lonestar Wildflowers

They say everything’s bigger in Texas and we have a huge list of awesome native plants for you to consider. Some important things to know about Texas is that this large state has many different zones within it, and this means different climates and soil conditions and even different average temperatures. It’s important to do …

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Tennessee Native Plants List: 12 Gorgeous Garden Flowers

Tennessee is a southern state in the United States, known for many things like its mountains, the city at the heart of the country music scene, Nashville, and for being the home of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Elvis Presley’s Graceland, just to name a few. It’s also a state with many beautiful …

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South Dakota Native Plants List: 15 Stunning Garden Flowers

South Dakota is a large, midwestern state with the granite hills of Mt. Rushmore to the Black Hills National Forest, and many stretching prairies. It’s a state with a lot of land, a lot of history, and a lot to offer from native plants as well. The flowering plants on this South Dakota native plants …

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